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There are 8 ways to get from Hamilton to Vancouver by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Toronto, fly to Vancouver  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Vancouver (YVR) YYZ - YVR

$179 - $663

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Fly Hamilton to Vancouver  •  8h 37m

  1. Fly from Hamilton (YHM) to Vancouver (YVR) YHM - YVR

$184 - $856

Fly Hamilton to Abbotsford, bus  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Hamilton (YHM) to Abbotsford (YXX) YHM - YXX
  2. Take the bus from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station

$294 - $1,337

Bus to Toronto, fly to Abbotsford, bus  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Abbotsford (YXX) YYZ - YXX
  3. Take the bus from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station

$229 - $844

Train  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station

$400 - $1,122

Bus  •  3 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co
  4. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
  5. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC

$306 - $829

Bus, train  •  4 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal 16 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver VIA Rail

$428 - $709

Drive  •  43h 4m

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Vancouver 2736.7 miles

$360 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Vancouver is to bus and fly which costs $230 - $900 and takes 7h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Vancouver is to bus and fly which costs $230 - $900 and takes 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Hamilton, ON and arriving at Vancouver, BC via Buffalo, NY, Columbus, Oh, Denver, Co and Portland, OR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 7h.

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The distance between Hamilton and Vancouver is 3346 km. The road distance is 4378.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Vancouver without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 7h and costs $400 - $1,100.

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It takes approximately 7h 28m to get from Hamilton to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Hamilton to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Hamilton, ON station.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Vancouver is to fly which takes 8h 37m and costs $240 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $500 - $1,500 and takes 2 days 12h, you could also bus, which costs $400 - $1,100 and takes 3 days 7h.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 3m.

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Hamilton to Vancouver bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Vancouver, BC station.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 2091 miles
  • Duration: 7h 28m

What companies run services between Hamilton, ON, Canada and Vancouver, BC, Canada?

WestJet, Air Canada and two other airlines fly from Hamilton to Vancouver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamilton to Vancouver via Aldershot GO Bus, Aldershot, Windsor, Detroit Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, and Everett Amtrak Station in around 2 days 12h.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9h 59m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Calgary, Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Calgary, Kelowna
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Calgary, Victoria
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver via Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Toronto to Abbotsford
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Swoop
Website
flyswoop.com
Flights from Hamilton to Abbotsford
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Hamilton to Abbotsford via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Toronto to Abbotsford via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$90 - $130
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$380 - $390
Economy
$420 - $600
EconomyPlus
$500 - $700
Business
$800 - $1,100
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
44h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Everett Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
GO Transit
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Online Fare
$11 - $16
Refundable
$30 - $32
Standard Fare
$22 - $26
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $25
International
$35 - $50
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300
Bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Boltbus

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Vancouver is 3h behind Hamilton. It is currently 7:18 PM in Hamilton and 4:18 PM in Vancouver.

Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Vancouver is 4379 km. It takes approximately 43h 4m to drive from Hamilton to Vancouver.

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Sunwing Airlines, Air Transat, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Toronto Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 683+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Hamilton Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 22m and costs $3.

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